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Modernisation and capacity expansion projects 2013

  • Azerbaijan, Baku Steel, Baku I&S Works, EAF, 50 t furnace will expand Baku steel capacity to 1.1mt/year.
  • Brazil, Acos Laminados do Para [ALPA], ALPA project site, Para State, Steelmaking / Slab, To add value to ore from Carajas mines; later phase is hot / cold rolling
  • China, Baosteel, Foshan, Guangdong, SSC, New steel processing centre for automotive and household appliance sectors
  • China, Formosa Plastics Group, Fujian Fuxin plant, Stainless flat, Construction work started April 2010.
  • China, Jingyun Group / Huitong jv, Shoushan, Coating, Jingyun Group Suzhou Tin Plate / Huitong Precision Thin Plate joint venture
  • China, Liyuan Metal Industry Trade Co, Quingshan, Welded tube, Longitudinally welded pipe project - Yunnan Province
  • China, Maanshan, Anhui Province, Cold rolling, Cold rolled coils planned of 0.3-1.5 mm thickness: auto and appliance focus
  • China, Quinghua Mining, Geermu Works, Pellet plant, Whole project includes I&S plant, bar mill, rod plant, power plant
  • China, Taiyuan Iron and Steel Co (Tisco), Taiyuan location, Cold rolling - stainless, For stainless steel CRC, mostly ferritic with 0.4-3.0mm thickness and 1,000-1,650 mm width
  • China, Taiyuan Iron and Steel Co (Tisco), Taiyuan location, SSC, Plan to invest RMB 2.5 bn on 5mt/yr stainless steel trading Center in Taiyuan.
  • China, WISCO / Nippon Steel jv, Wuhan , Coating, 50:50 jv with total investment RMB 1.85 billion.
  • China, Wuhan Shuangquiang Chemical Co, Anlu Works, Cold rolling, For precision CR sheet in Phase I; then production of non-grain oriented silicon steel Phase II
  • China, Xinjiang Gaoyi Smelting Co, Not specified, Blast furnace, Construction of 2 x 1380m3 BFs [2 x 1.22mt/yr pig iron capacity] for $238m
  • Czech Republic, Trinecke Zelezarny, Trinecke Zelezarny, PCI, Investment includes coal grinding, drying and PCI injection
  • India, National Mineral Development Corp [NMDC], Location near Nagarnar , Sinter plant, Turnkey sinter plant for Euro 120m.
  • India, SAIL, Bhilai Steel Plant, Blast furnace, Part of broader long product modernisation including rail, bar, sinter
  • India, Viraj Group, Mumbai location, Stainless flat, Construction of 850 000 kt flat product plant near Mumbai at a cost of USD 670 million
  • Indonesia, POSCO / Krakatau jv, Cilegon Works, Integrated steel plant, MoU signed for 5 mt/yr of 4-meter-wide plate.
  • Iran, Government of Iran, Abarkooh Works, Steelmaking / Billet, New steel billet plant to be built on an area of 150 hectares
  • Iran, Khorasan Steel, Khorasan Steel Complex, DRI, 2nd direct reduced iron (DRI) module to feed 2nd meltshop.
  • Iran, Private sector investor, Mehran Zagroz Steel, Steelmaking / Billet, Billet plant near Iraq border - private sector investment
  • Iran, Samen Steel, Samen Steel plant, Ardakan, Steelmaking / Billet, DRI feedstock from nearby Ghadir Iranian I&S. 150 x 150 mm - 200 x 200 mm billet planned
  • Iraq, Government of Iraq, Not disclosed, Integrated steel plant, MoU with Government of Iraq signed for integrated steelworks making HRC, rebar, sections in Basra
  • Kazakhstan, Evraz Holdings, Kostanay Works, Light long, Evraz's Siberian plants ZSMK and NKMK will supply billets
  • Korea, Baosteel Group, Not disclosed, SSC, Service center for cold rolled steel for auto sector in South Korea. MoU signed with GNS China.
  • Korea, Hyundai Steel, Dangjin, Chungnam, Blast furnace, No 3 BF; to specialize in steel plates for Hyundai Motor autos.
  • Latvia, Libau, Liepaja Works, Coke ovens, Coke facility with power plant to produce electricity from recovered heat. Capex ~Euro 170m.
  • Malaysia, Maegma Steel, Lumut Works, Steelmaking / HSM, EAF + in-house DRI from iron ore lumps or pellets from Vale. Phase 1 HRC 1.5mt; phase 2 3mt.
  • Mexico, Deacero, Monterrey, Light long, Rebar, angles, beams, channels 500kt plant - for construction sector products
  • Nigeria, Jiangsu Yulong Steel Pipe Company, Polaku, Welded tube, Jiangsu Yulong LSAW pipe mill will produce 16 inches to 58 inches diameter pipe
  • Oman, Vale, Sohar, Pellet plant, Project involves doubling of capacity of existing plant from 9mt to 18mt/yr pellet
  • Pakistan, Al-Tuwairqi , Not specified, DRI, Pakistan's first state-of-the-art DRI plant
  • Romania, Trans Danube Industries, Oltenita, Steelmaking / Bar, Plant to be located in Turol casting house in Oltenita. Capex ~Euro 150m.
  • Russia, Bekaert, Not specified, Steel cord, Steel cord for tire reinforcement.
  • Russia, Evraz Holdings, Yuzhny, Light long, Including 315kt rebar + 135kt angles. Billets from sister plant, DMZ.
  • Russia, Evraz Holdings, NTMK & Zapsib, PCI, PCI for 8 BF's at two sites; combined hot metal capacity 11.65mt.
  • Russia, NLMK, Novolipetsk Metallurgical Works, Steelmaking / Bar, Capex Roubles 38 bn. Rolling mill from SMS Meer. Melt shop from Siemens VAI.
  • Russia, Severstal, Balakovo, Steelmaking / Bar, Long product mini-mill will service the building and construction industries.
  • Russia, Severstal Vtorchermet, Saint Petersburg depot, Scrap preparation, Press shears will cost the scrap processing company Roubles 41.3m.
  • Russia, TESO Engineering, Not specified, Steelmaking / Bar, New rebar producing mini-mill in Russia's Novgorod region - to be called Avstal.
  • Russia, TMK, Taganrog Metallurgical Works, Steelmaking / Billet, EAF-150 project - supplied by German plantmaker SMS Siemag - will allow OHF closure.
  • Russia, TMK, Taganrog Metallurgical Works, Vacuum degassing, 950kt capacity - to increase quality cc billet and seamless tube.
  • Russia, Uraltrubprom, Urals Pipe works, HSM, Slab supply from Evraz' Nizhny Tagil Iron and Steel Works. Equipment from Japan.
  • Saudi Arabia, MMC Corporation, Jizan Economic City, Power plant, Power for aluminium smelter; complex to include steelmaking also.
  • Slovakia, ArcelorMittal, Senica, Steel processing, Will produce four million laser-welded blanks (LWBs) a year for automotive industry; capex ~Euro 10m.
  • Thailand, Canadoil / Sumitomo Metal Industries, Canadoil Group Plate Mill, Plate mill, Sumitomo stake $50m; output will be high grade plate for energy-related applications.
  • Thailand, JFE Steel, Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate, Coating, Continuous galvanizing line for automobile sector.
  • Thailand, Nippon Steel, Not disclosed, Coating, Hot-dip galvanized and galvannealed steel sheets for high-end automotive applications.
  • Turkey, Kibar Holding / POSCO jv, Not disclosed, Cold rolling, Turkey's 1st stainless cold-rolling plant - will target import displacement - then grow to 1 mt/year of production.
  • Ukraine, ArcelorMittal, Krivoy Rog, Sinter plant, Construction starting 2010.
  • United Kingdom, SSI, Redcar, PCI, GBP 38m PCI investment will produce 3.4 mt iron every year at Redcar blast furnace.
  • USA, USS / Kobe jv, PRO-TEC, OH, Annealing, Auto focus - for USS/Kobe jv at PRO-TEC Coating Company in Leipsic, Ohio.
  • USA, V&M Star, Youngstown, Seamless tube, Billet piercing FQM [fine quality mill] without meltshop.
  • Vietnam, China Steel Corporation jv, China Steel Sumikin Vietnam, Cold rolling, JV includes CSC, Sumitomo Metals and Formosa Plastic Group
  • Vietnam, POSCO, Posco SS Vina Steel Factory, Light long, Bar mill for manufacture of H,I,U steel shapes and rounds.

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